Case Study of Automobile Industry

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Case Study of Automobile Industry

Research on General Motors
Description of Automobile Industry: Automobile industry is the modern manufacturing industry including commercial vehicles (CVs), cars, three-wheelers and two-wheelers segments.

The automotive industry has been playing a leading role in spurring growth in economies throughout the world since the industrial revolution. It is a sector characterized by not only tremendous potential growth, but also very high profile trade disputes, and intense competition. In the 21st century, the automotive industry confronts greater challenges as the industry undergoes fundamental changes.

Research on GM: General Motors is the world's largest automotive corporation operating in over 70
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The focus is respect for employees as well as health, safety, and dignity. By endorsing them, companies become a model for other companies in each country to follow.

In May 1999, GM announced its support of the Global Sullivan Principles as being consistent with GM's internal policies and principles, including its Winning With Integrity guidelines. The Global Sullivan Principles, which were developed by the Reverend Leon H. Sullivan and have their roots in the 1977 Sullivan Principles for South Africa, provide guidance to companies across the globe regarding core issues such as human rights, worker rights, the environment, community relations, supplier relations and fair competition.

GM Training GM believes in investing in its employees. As a result, GM offers a variety of continuing education opportunities to further your career.

The formal training program consists of five components, of which the first three are available through GM University, which is one of the largest corporate educational programs in the world.

General Motor has established a learning organization and cultural for its employees across the entire enterprise. Called GM University, it's designed to align the company's training investment with its business needs, and disseminate best practices and core value.

1.Foundation skill training (i.e. computer software, GM history and business orientation) 2.Functional specific skills and techniques
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